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    • Table Display for Mr. VanDervort's 90th Birthday Luncheon.
      WWII Vet Enjoys Surprise Birthday Luncheon
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 11, 2014

      True Waldorf Service. We consider it a pillar upon which our culture is built. I’d like to share today a moment that was as enjoyable for us as it seemingly was for those to whom [...]

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    • The Clock of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
      A Tribute to Lady Liberty
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 3, 2014

      As guests and visitors of the Waldorf Astoria ascend our Park Avenue steps and proceed to our Main Lobby, a gilded Statue of Liberty is revealed atop our historic clock. This centerpiece, representative of the [...]

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    • The Culinary Team of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel atop of the 20th floor Rooftop Garden.
      The Waldorf Astoria Rooftop Garden
      Posted by Erin Allsop on June 27, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria past, present and future has a rich tradition of roof top gardens.  Though the trend of installing rooftop gardens has grown in popularity over the last decade, this concept has deep roots [...]

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    • Tiziana Serreta and Oswaldo Kantule show in the Waldorf Towers admiring the artwork that Oswaldo created for a surprise project. Oswaldo is the great grandson of Chief Nele Kantule
      The Story of the Panama Canal
      Posted by Erin Allsop on June 20, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria played a central role as the backdrop to the development of a country and a canal integral to the development of commerce for much of the Americas. Today’s vignette highlights our role [...]

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    • Menu from the Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh Banquet
      “The Spirit of St. Louis” at the Waldorf
      Posted by Erin Allsop on June 13, 2014

      Today’s entry is a nod to an extraordinary feat accomplished by Charles Lindbergh and memorialized at an event we were proud to host. This commemorative dinner was held on June 16th 1927 as he was [...]

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    • Mr. Rene Black in the Empire Room
      Mr. Rene Black
      Posted by Erin Allsop on May 30, 2014

      The phrase “rich, full life” was tailor-made for Rene Black who, in his 83 years, had seemingly been everywhere, seen everything and known everyone who could claim to be anyone. From 1943 to 1954, Mr. [...]

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